Arsenal’s loss to Brentford on Premier League opening fixture didn’t not only cost three points – but also a staggering €1m.
Reoorts as per Globoesport says it’s a part of the package that saw the defender join the club from Flamengo in June 2020, the Brazilian club have a series of appearance-related add-ons.
They report that as he chalked up his 20th appearance for the club, a clause was triggered, leaving Arsenal with a bill of €1m (£850,000).
The payments won’t stop there however, the article adds that Flamengo are in line for another million for every 10 appearances he registers, up to a total of €8m.
Those clauses, along with an additional payment this summer in the region of €5m could see the total outlay reach €16m before his contract expires.